I’m a Sherpa for the mind!

When people ask me about my role as a therapist I reply that “I’m a Sherpa for the mind”. This usually gets a good reaction and some laughs, but I truly see my role as a Sherpa. You wouldn’t think of climbing Mt. Everest without one, then why would you think of going in your mind without one? A Sherpa is a knowledgeable, local who is highly skilled in carrying your luggage and directing you up a treacherous mountain. Isn’t this the same definition for a therapist? I’m a knowl